Sor M., age 57, is married to Yen, age 58. They have three children, all of whom are employed as garment workers. She and her husband have been earning a living for many years by cultivating rice crops. They have had experience in this sector since 1985. This family usually generates an income of approximately $5 each day to use for all the family expenses.
Sor M. says that her savings account is currently not sufficient to assist her daughter to have her wedding, which coming soon. To deal with this situation, Sor M. is seeking a loan to help her daughter hold her wedding ceremony.
Hattha Kaksekar Limited is one of the largest and most successful microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Cambodia. The organization provides microfinance services to the poor, particularly women, in urban and rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the outreach of HKL’s financial services to a greater number of clients in rural areas of Cambodia.